- M.A., Organizational Leadership, Biola University
- B.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Management
With nearly three decades of innovative leadership and management experience in the banking, market research and entertainment industries, Jake has held leadership positions with Fortune 100 companies as well as with one of the country's top-polling firms. He was a leader in the retail bank division of JPMorgan Chase for 15 years, notably serving as its Human Resource Manager for Talent Acquisition for the Western United States. In addition to authoring publications for research and professional journals, Jake is the author of Megatrends: The Transformative Forces Reshaping the United States which has been adopted by numerous universities. Jake speaks regularly on topics of leadership, innovation and technology, generational differences, emotional and cultural intelligence, and human resources.
Jake has co-led an international study tour to Beijing and Shanghai, China and Hong Kong, instructing on culture, behavior and economics in modern China. Jake consults internationally helping leaders build stronger organizations through their people and processes. He specializes in leadership strategy, team building, training and development, coaching, and the design and implementation of global human resource management functions.
Jake received his bachelor’s degree in economics from UCLA and his master’s in organizational leadership from Biola University. He is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Human Resources from Regent University.
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